Aeroplane Engine [Bristol Hercules]; Bristol Aeroplane Company; 1969.292.9

Name/Title

Aeroplane Engine [Bristol Hercules]

About this object

A Bristol Hercules engine that belongs to the Hastings. 18-cylinder, air-cooled, two-row radial engine.
It was one of the largest piston aircraft engines to enter production, and was introduced into service use towards the end of World War II.

Maker

Bristol Aeroplane Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

England

Subject and Association Keywords

1940s

Collection

Aviation

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Engine, Aircraft/Component, Aircraft/Aerospace Transportation Accessories/Aerospace Transportation T&E/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

1969.292.9

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